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1665 E Main St, Suite 100C, Kent, OH
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: TEL : 330-677-0916FAX : 330-677-0918E-mail : info@wildpapaya.com
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food only ones there

Great Thai food, excellent staff. The weird thing was that we were the only ones eating there and they didn't turn the music on until 10 minutes after we sat down. We were there at 6pm on a week night, maybe that had something to do with it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Eric B
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Greenwood, Indiana
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Greenwood, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Great Thai food, excellent staff. The weird thing was that we were the only ones eating there and they didn't turn the music on until 10 minutes after we sat down. We were there at 6pm on a week night, maybe that had something to do with it.

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Akron, Ohio
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211 reviews 211 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Food service for meals consumed inside is rapid and correct. Staff for waiting on tables is asian and veteran and attentive to your needs. We had had good service on previous visits with the same veteran staff - mostly female. Favorable conditions were the same for this last visit in early December. These characteristics do make a big difference favorable... More 

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Streetsboro, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We strolled down 59 looking for something new and found this place. We thoroughly enjoyed the summer rolls and pot stickers. The pad thai arrived and exceeded expectations. We really enjoy the Thai in Hudson. This definitely competes. Now we have a tough decision when we want Thai!

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Akron, Ohio
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211 reviews 211 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It is still the best for preparing and serving the dish called larb kai as a salad. I have asked for it to be a main entree but they had not ever heard that request before. One disadvantage for me is the following: If you are sitting in the corner near the front window you will be placed under the... More 

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Kent
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a nice little restaurant in Kent, Ohio that serves really good Thai food at reasonable prices. Portions are good sized, just right for sharing so that you can try a variety. If you like it spicier, ask. They will make to your specifications. The place is small, with a pleasant atmosphere. The service is good without being pushy.... More 

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Caracas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Wild Papaya has good service, affordable prices and a good atmosphere. The noodle portions are very fulfilling, the lunchbox combos served between 2 and 4 pm have a nice variety of food selections (salad, spring rolls or dumplings, and a curry of your preference), the appetizers are good and their tea, be it either iced, hot or bubble tea, is... More 

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Kent, OH
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This hidden little gem is on route 59 in Kent, Ohio. The extensive menu is all genuine Thai and prices are very reasonable. The Thai chefs are skilled and often visit the dining room and ask the dinner guests if their meals are prepared properly. Service is excellent, due to the small size of the restaurant. The Crispy Pad Tai... More 

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Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

This was our first time at the restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised with the food, service and atmosphere. We had Pad Thai and Yellow Curry with pork. Both dishes were tasty and plentiful. We even returned within the week to try other dishes. Highly recommend!

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Hamilton, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I've been to many Thai restaurants and I wouldn't rank this in the top half. I ordered the spicier version of the Phad Thai and asked for it to be extra spicy. It was not spicy at all. It tasted bland and almost like it was reheated. I wouldn't go back here.

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Poland, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

If it weren't for the clean facility and very pleasant staff, this review would be in the "poor" category because the food was mediocre. Based on the Trip Advisor reviews, I was looking forward to a wonderful Thai meal. On the plus side, the Thai iced coffee was tasty. But the summer rolls had obviously been sitting for a while... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1665 E Main St, Suite 100C, Kent, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

TEL : 330-677-0916FAX : 330-677-0918E-mail : info@wildpapaya.com
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?